Don't-Miss OS X Stories
How to slim down your library by offloading files, to save space on your Mac or keep Genius Mixes from finding them.
Ever since Lion (OS X 10.7), Apple has hidden your personal Library folder (~/Library) by default. In Lion and Mountain Lion (OS X 10.8), you could make the folder visible, but it required some work. In Mavericks (OS X 10.9) and Yosemite (OS X 10.10), it's a simple, easily accessible setting.
Glenn Fleishman takes over Macworld's helpline and finds that sometimes you need a solid SMC reset.
You don't have to keep your files in the cloud to get Dropbox-like syncing and sharing. Joe Kissell explains how to get started with BitTorrent Sync.
How to combine playlists, fix album art, and make smart playlists that do exactly what you want.
GPGTools works with Mail.app and Thunderbird, and Keybase helps you publish your public key and verify other people's.
Yes, Illustrator is better for this job. But Word, Pages, and even TextEdit will let you design an all-text logo just fine.
See a great font in a logo, on a sign, on the Web, in a book? Finding its name is easier than you might think.
Chris Breen takes the long view on troubleshooting Apple's gear and operating systems.
Glenn Fleishman distills everything you need to know about encrypting files, disk images, or your Mac's entire hard drive.
Handy as a mouse or trackpad can be, you often work faster with the press of a key or two. Chuck La Tournous presents the keyboard shortcuts you should know.
Photos is a big change in the way Apple deals with image editing and organization. You have questions, we have answers.
If you're experiencing weird glitches with your Mac, this troubleshooting step may help. Joe Kissell explains when and how to zap your NVRAM.